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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

"There are Anglicans in our Diocesan community who have missing family members and whose family homes have been destroyed in Sudan," (Bishop Daniel Abot, June 2023)
Justice & Advocacy

Prayers for people in Sudan and South Sudan

“I am writing this to ask anglican focus readers to pray for the people in Sudan who are in deep need, for South Sudanese people who are stuck at the border desperately trying to get home, for people in South Sudan who are also impacted, and for Sudanese and South Sudanese community members in Australia, including Anglicans in our Diocese, whose family members have been killed or are missing,” says Bishop Daniel Abot


Canterbury tales: pilgrimage highlights and insights

Assistant priest The Rev’d Mel Conway from St Anne’s, Highfields and St Francis College formation student Allana Wales from St Andrew’s, Indooroopilly recently received a scholarship so they could participate in an annual pilgrimage for seminarians and clergy in the early years of their ordained ministry. In this special joint reflection they share their pilgrimage highlights and insights

Resources & Research

"No perfect people allowed"

“During this Lenten season, what if we focus less on trying to perfect our abstinence, and more on living out an inclusive and holistic faith? Even as we repent of our excesses and indulgences, let us lean towards doing justice rather than going without,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn, while offering some exciting new Lenten resources written by The Rev’d Deb Bird